Chemistry with Labs

Chemistry with Labs

525.00

Instructor: Ms. Seray

Please review the course details below

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COURSE SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN - Classes start Sept 2, 2019 and end May 1, 2020.

No classes:

·      Thanksgiving Break: November 25 - December 1, 2019

·      Winter Break: December 16, 2019 - January 19, 2020

·      Spring Break: March 9 - 15, 2020


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this course, students will study the components of matter and how these components interact with each other. They will explore the composition of matter, how matter is categorized, the causes of chemical reactions, and the properties and structure of matter. Students will have the opportunity to improve on their critical thinking and problem solving skills by participating in hands-on labs.

This course requires a study commitment, outside of instruction time, of approximately 3 hours.

Lab Component

A lab kit will need to be purchased separately to satisfy the lab requirements of this course.

The lab kit (which includes a lab manual) can be purchased directly from our vendor by clicking here.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the structure of matter

  • Use the periodic table as a tool to explain and predict the properties of elements

  • Explain how changes in matter are accompanied by changes in energy

  • Predict products of simple reactions and balance chemical equations

  • Identify signs that indicate a chemical reaction has occurred

  • Apply the mole concept in stoichiometric calculations including those involving limiting reactants and percent yield

  • Learn the historical development of scientific theories and ideas in Chemistry

  • Understand and demonstrate the process of scientific thinking

  • Complete and submit lab reports

  • Complete weekly pre-recorded lectures

  • Participate in interactive online student forums

  • Deliver assessments and/or assignments in a timely manner


PREREQUISITES AND RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • This course is recommended for students 12 years of age or above

  • Students should have taken or should concurrently be taking Algebra II


REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS/RESOURCES:

  1. Flowers, P., Theopold, K., et al. Chemistry. 1st edition. Openstax.

    [This free online textbook can be downloaded by clicking here.]

  2. Binder with loose leaf paper, pen/pencil, and eraser


 
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Seray pursued her interest in science by becoming a pharmacist and practicing in various clinical settings. During her studies, her strong academic standing and innovative community health projects, conferred her the coveted “Pharmacy Student of the Year” award. After graduating, she continued to serve her community and became finalist for “Pharmacist of the Year.” For the past few years, Ms. Seray has taught science to students in the homeschooling community worldwide. Read more.